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How to Give

How to Give

Giving to the Maryland Public Television Foundation can be done either directly or through a planned gift that can provide tax benefits and even income. Click on a gift model below to learn more.

  • Bequest
    You designate our organization as the beneficiary of your asset by will, trust or other instrument.
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  • IRA Rollover
    Congress recently enacted a permanent extension of the IRA Charitable Rollover. As a result, you can make an IRA rollover gift in 2015, 2016 and beyond.
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  • Beneficiary Designation Gifts
    You can designate us as a beneficiary of a retirement, investment or bank account or your life insurance policy.
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  • Charitable Unitrust
    You transfer your cash or appreciated property to fund a charitable trust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you with income for life or a term of years.
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  • Charitable Annuity Trust
    You transfer your cash or appreciated property to fund a charitable trust. The trust sells your property tax free and provides you with fixed income for life or a term of years.
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  • Charitable Lead Trust
    You transfer your cash or property to fund a lead trust that makes gifts to us for a number of years. You receive a charitable deduction for the gift. Your family receives the remainder at substantial tax savings.
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  • Sale and Unitrust
    If you give a portion of your property to us to fund a charitable remainder trust, when the entire property sells you receive cash and income for life.
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  • Bargain Sale
    We purchase your property for less than fair market value. You receive the cash and a charitable deduction for the difference between the market value and purchase price.
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  • Give It Twice Trust
    You may be looking for a way to provide your children with income while also making a gift to charity. The Give It Twice Trust is a popular option that allows you to transfer your IRA at death to a term of years unitrust.
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  • Life Estate Reserved
    You may desire to leave your home or farm to us at your death but would like to receive a current charitable tax deduction. A life estate reserved plan might offer the solution you need!
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